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Reddy, Arya shine at national racing tourney

Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), July 21 (IANS) Hyderabads Anindith Reddy emerged as the quickest in both free practice sessions of the MRF FF1600 while Arya Singh, a 16-year-old schoolboy from Kolkata, clinched the Student Cup (Formula 1300) with two wins and a podium finish in the third round of the Indian National Racing Championship here on Friday. South African Devin Robertson, a guest d...

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IT raids on top Pune businessman, state Congress leader

Pune, July 21 (IANS) A team of Mumbai Income Tax Department raided the houses and offices of a top Pune businessman and the Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress chief, official sources said here on Friday. The IT sleuths raided well-known businessman Avinash Bhosale and his son-in-law Vishwajeet P. Kadam, who is the state youth Congress president and son of powerful Congress leader Patangr...

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'Munna Michael': Cliched and uninspiring

Film: Munna Michael; Director: Sabbir Khan; Cast: Tiger Shroff, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Niddi Agerwal, Ronit Roy, Pankaj Tripathi; Rating: ** This film starts off with a promise and holds your interest till the interval. After that the narrative turns into a cliched Bollywood masala film that fails to impress. The writing is good in parts. With all Bollywood liberties taken, the set...

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3 college boys in ISL player draft

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) As the Indian Super League (ISL) Indian player draft unfolds here on Sunday, three college boys could realise their dreams of rubbing shoulders with the superstars of Indian and global football in the upcoming edition of the tournament, to be held later in the year. Emerging from the ambitious inaugural Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) campus football champi...

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Happy with U/A certificate: Imtiaz Ali

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali says some visual changes were made in his forthcoming film Jab Harry Met Sejal, but there were no audio cuts, and that the team is happy with the U/A certificate given by the censor board. In the movie's mini trail, the film's lead actor Shah Rukh Khan used the word 'intercourse'. After its release, the Central Board of Film Certification chief...

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RIL's action-packed AGM announces free JioPhone, 1:1 bonus shares

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) In an action-packed Annual General Meeting of Reliance Industries Limited on Friday, its Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani announced the launch of zero cost 'intelligent smartphone' as well as recommended bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1 for the company's shareholders. The JioPhone will be available for beta testing from August 15. The JioPhone w...

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Q1 results, RIL announcements lift equity indices

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Healthy quarterly results from index heavyweights such as Reliance Industries (RIL) and Wipro buoyed the Indian equity markets on Friday. According to market observers, ample liquidity and increase in off-take by retail investors following RIL's robust numbers provided a perfect platform. However, the session was marked with high volatility, with the Sensex...

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CBI arrests banker, Surat firm director in Rs 836 crore scam

Pune (Maharashtra), July 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has nabbed a former top bank officer and a director of a Gujarat-based logistics company in a Rs 836 crore scam, an official said here on Friday. Those arrested were identified as Padmakar N. Deshpande, former Zonal Head (Pune) of Bank of Maharashtra, and Rajkumar R. Baid, Director, Siddhivinayak Logistics Ltd, ...

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Anushka Sharma didn't face 'such thing' as nepotism

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who comes from an army background, was launched by Yash Raj Films in 2008 and so she says she didn't face nepotism. I have been launched by a banner like Yash Raj Films. They do not put anything before a new talent. That is their priority. So, I did not face such thing as nepotism. Having said that I think people can be treated differently i...

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RIL to offer JioPhone for free, data to cost Rs 153

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), on Friday announced the launch of 'intelligent smartphone' which will be available for beta testing from August 15. The JioPhone will be available to all Indians for an effective price of Rs zero, Ambani told the company's 40th Annual General Meeting here. The phone will be available fr...

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Ashok Leyland's standalone Q1 down 62%

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland on Friday reported a decline of 61.74 per cent in its standalone net profit for the first quarter (Q1) of 2017-18. The company's profit after tax (PAT) for the quarter under review declined to Rs 111.24 crore from Rs 290.78 crore reported for the corresponding period of last fiscal. According to the firm, the profit...

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Geeta Phogat gearing up to deliver her best

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, first Indian woman to win Commonwealth Games gold medal in wrestling, knows that people are going to scrutinise her come-back game more than ever, but says she is ready to deliver her best. Last year, she was in the news for everything but sports -- be it the worldwide success of Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, the film made on her and sister Babita Kumari...

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Geeta Phogat gearing up to deliver her best

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, India's first Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medallist, knows that people are going to scrutinise her come-back game more than ever, but says she is ready to deliver her best. Last year, she was in the news for everything but sports -- be it the worldwide success of Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, the film made on her and sister Babita Kumari's journey,...

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My entire childhood was spent watching movies: Manish Malhotra

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Celebrated designer Manish Malhotra, who gave startling makeovers to many Bollywood divas including Kareena Kapoor, Kajol and Alia Bhatt, says that his entire childhood was spent watching movies as he was a terrible student. My entire childhood was spent at the theatre, watching movies. I was a terrible student. I was only interested in the movies. Thursday woul...

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RIL net profit jumped 10,000-fold in 40 years: Mukesh Ambani

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Charting out the long journey by Reliance Industries (RIL) since it was founded by his father Dhirubhai Ambani in 1977, Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Friday that its net profit index had jumped 10,000 times during the period. Describing how from its beginnings as a textiles start-up, RIL has now created multiple growth engines, Ambani told shareholders at the 40th...

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Sunny Leone 'excited' to be on auction platform

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone says she is excited to be part of an auction organised by Uber Dreams, an e-commerce start-up platform built to fulfil dreams with curated experiences. The platform on Friday announced the auction on July 25-30. The highest bidder will get a chance to spend an entire day of fun-filled activities with the Jism 2 star, ending with an exclu...

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I don't like the word diet: Yasmin Karachiwala

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala, who has trained the likes of Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif, says she doesn't like the word diet. I don't like the word diet. I think we all are smart and making smart food choices is a lifestyle change. I only educate my clients on which food is good and we all know that fried, sweet and alcohol is ba...

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Learnt Hindi accent from Lata Mangeshkar: British-Indian singer

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) British-Indian singer Tripet Garielle, who doesn't understand Hindi but sings in the language, says she learnt the Hindi accent by listening to the songs of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. I have learnt the art of Hindi accent precision by listening to the songs of Lata Mangeshkar, while the art of singing with style is something that I marvel about Shreya Gho...

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Australia India Youth Dialogue to focus on digital disruption

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Thirty delegates from Australia and India will converge in Mumbai and New Delhi to discuss, debate, ideate and collaborate on how digital disruption is shaping our democracy and media and the future of the workplace. The theme of the 2018 Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) will be Digital disruption and the event is scheduled to take place from January 21 to ...

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Anita Hasnandani, Debina Bonnerjee to appear in 'Comedy Dangal'

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Popular TV actresses Anita Hasnandani and Debina Bonnerjee have been roped in to appear in the upcoming TV show Comedy Dangal. The show will feature a battle between stand up and skit comedy. Anita and Debina will be a part of the skit team and will fight with the team of stand up comics, headed by Bharti Singh. In my previous shows, I have either e...

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